by John Steinbeck
The Chrysanthemums Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The story's called "The Chrysanthemums" (for more on this, check out "What's Up With The Title"), and the word itself is mentioned eleven times in the story. Yep, we counted. We're that nerdy. Thes...
They're not nearly as pretty and plentiful as chrysanthemums, but pots pop up a lot in this story. First, Elisa's home region, the Salinas Valley, is described as a "closed pot" (1). Then, when the...